It's no surprise that Brazil has some of the most diverse regions in South America. From hot beaches to impressive rainforests wetlands, Brazil aims to be a one of a kind destination for all kinds of visitors. NY Times shows us what the the Rio Vermelho district in Salvador da Bahia has to offer us.
The Rio Vermelho district in Salvador has retained its bohemian beach vibe, even as the skyline of the city, the capital of the state of Bahia, has soared with glittering, cliff-top skyscrapers. The area has been a place of cultural encounters since at least the early 1500's, when the Portuguese castaway Diogo Alvares is said to have washed up here, settle among the indigenous Tupinamba people and married the daughter of a chief, an early union that has been celebrated in poetry, film and even a Carnival march. Today, Rio Vermelho has emerged as Salvador's trendiest neighborhood, thanks to its cobblestone streets, plentiful beaches (some used mainly by small-craft fisherman) and an abundance of stylish hotels, music venues, art spaces and restaurants.
Read more about this fascinating city in this New York Times article!